Top 40 of the Past 40 – No. 23

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2007 – Buffs take on No. 3 Oklahoma, and rally from a 17-point deficit to take down the Sooners, 27-24 … Kevin Eberhart hits a 45-yarder as time expires for the win … Essay: “They think they can win” … Player No. 23 – Wide receiver Nelson Spruce (2012-15) …

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A companion piece to Episode 1 of the CU at the Game Podcast … A look back at all of the CU head coaching changes, from Bill McCartney taking over in June, 1982, to Mel Tucker’s introduction to the Buff Nation just over a year ago … Some new coaches worked out – some didn’t …


February 27th CU the 9th-best coaching job in the Pac-12? Athlon has published (thanks to Ron Ward for finding this) a ranking of the coaching positions for all of the Division 1 schools. Colorado comes in at No. 50 overall, ninth in the Pac-12. Here’s what Athlon had to say about being a head coach in Boulder: 9. Colorado Pros: Colorado lacks the tradition of some of the Pac-12 powers, but this program has enjoyed strong pockets of success over the past 25 years. The Buffs won three Big Eight …


Pac-12 Notes – November

//posted 11.15.2012

November 30th Larry Scott: Pac-12 staying at 12 Larry Scott, on hand in Palo Alto for the Pac-12 championship game between UCLA and Stanford, gave his “State of the Conference” report Friday. While there will be other quotes of note later tonight, the first one which caught my eye, in terms of quoting, had to do with conference expansion. Other conferences are expanding and contracting so quickly that I, quite honestly, have a hard time keeping track (if you can name the members of the Big East for the 2013 …


Pac-12 Notes – September

//posted 9.30.2011

Arizona fires head coach Mike Stoops … Utah quarterback Jordan Wynn out for the season …


Spring Practice – 2011

//posted 4.6.2011

Embree suggests some players will be cut from team: “It’s a privilege to be a Buffalo; it’s not a right”


February 28th Sipili to enter a plea on April 15th Former Colorado linebacker Michael Sipili can be tried for sexual assault, according to a Boulder County Judge. Sipili, who was arrested in January on suspicion of sexual assault, will enter a plea on April 15th. The hearing on Monday was a preliminary hearing, and the state only needed to show that there was enough evidence to take the matter to trial. According to police reports, the woman was found by a friend after the assault “balled up” and “crying and …


CU Transition Classes

//posted 2.1.2011

From McCartney to Hawkins – A look at Colorado’s last four “Transition Classes” of recruits


Embree is my fifth new coach. Why Embree’s philosophy may work where Hawkins’ did not


Colorado 34, Iowa State 14

//posted 11.14.2010

Buffs open with a convincing win in the first game of the Brian Cabral era at Colorado …


Kansas 52, Colorado 45

//posted 11.6.2010

Against Kansas, junior Rodney Stewart rushed for a career-high 175 yards, and freshman wide receiver Paul Richardson had his first 100-yard receiving game (11 catches for 141 yards and two touchdowns).

Both noteworthy events.

The 2010 game between Colorado and Kansas, however, will only be remembered by Buff fans as the game in which Colorado lost a 28-point lead. Up 45-17 seven seconds into the fourth quarter on Stewart’s third touchdown of the game, the Buffs gave up 35 unanswered points to lose, 52-45.

The worst “come-from-ahead” loss in school history sent the reeling Buffs to a 3-6 record overall, and their first 0-5 start in conference play since the 1979 Buffs started Big Eight play with an 0-5 record.


Oklahoma 43, Colorado 10

//posted 10.31.2010

GAME STORY … October 31, 2010 … Six “three-and-outs” by CU offense in the first half set the stage for a 26-3 2nd quarter run by the Sooners as No. 11 Oklahoma routs Colorado in the Buffs’ final trip to Owen field as a member of the Big 12 …

1990 Pigskin Classic v. Tennessee ends in a tie Buffs fail to hold a lead; 31-31 tie may have cost CU an undisputed national title READ